Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 894 738 691
Rank change year-on-year -156 -47 -80
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 170 69 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.18% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 145 56 274
10th Percentile £31,900 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.95% +6.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £54,688
90th Percentile £80,000 £64,375 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,616 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.02% +2.94% -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68,892 37,572 67,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.80% 57.87% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44,509 32,018 56,608
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -173 155 £52,500 +8.25% 33
London -132 89 £55,000 -4.35% 14
UK excluding London -163 69 £37,616 -14.02% 19
North of England -108 28 £34,728 -0.78% 7
Work from Home -191 23 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West -86 14 £35,364 +1.04% 2
Yorkshire -67 12 £31,000 -11.43% 2
Midlands -100 11 £47,500 -2.06% 4
South East -109 11 £40,000 -15.79% 3
South West -53 8 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -93 7 £39,308 +4.82% 5
West Midlands -68 6 £47,500 -2.06% 2
East Midlands - 5 £47,500 - 2
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £45,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 98 (57.65%) Microsoft
2 80 (47.06%) PowerShell
3 68 (40.00%) Windows
4 55 (32.35%) SQL
5 47 (27.65%) SQL Server
6 44 (25.88%) Oracle
6 44 (25.88%) Social Skills
7 42 (24.71%) Azure
7 42 (24.71%) Microsoft 365
8 41 (24.12%) Active Directory
9 38 (22.35%) VB
9 38 (22.35%) Windows Server
10 37 (21.76%) Change Management
10 37 (21.76%) VMware
11 36 (21.18%) Publishing
12 33 (19.41%) Finance
13 32 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (18.24%) Citrix
15 30 (17.65%) .NET
16 29 (17.06%) JavaScript
17 27 (15.88%) Python
17 27 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (15.29%) Project Management
19 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 23 (13.53%) SCCM
20 23 (13.53%) Firewall
20 23 (13.53%) DHCP
21 22 (12.94%) ITIL
21 22 (12.94%) Problem-Solving

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.53%) Confluence
4 3 (1.76%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MadCap Flare
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) HFM
1 5 (2.94%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.71%) Azure
1 42 (24.71%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (8.82%) AWS
4 7 (4.12%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.53%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.53%) SaaS
6 5 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (2.35%) Slack
8 3 (1.76%) IaaS
8 3 (1.76%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.59%) GitHub
10 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.53%) DHCP
1 23 (13.53%) Firewall
2 18 (10.59%) DNS
3 13 (7.65%) WAN
4 11 (6.47%) SAN
4 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.29%) SMTP
6 7 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (4.12%) Internet
6 7 (4.12%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.53%) HTTP
7 6 (3.53%) Wireless
8 5 (2.94%) DDNS
8 5 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.94%) MPLS
8 5 (2.94%) SD-WAN
8 5 (2.94%) VLAN
8 5 (2.94%) VoIP
9 4 (2.35%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.76%) MS Access
9 3 (1.76%) Power BI
9 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.18%) MySQL
10 2 (1.18%) OLAP
10 2 (1.18%) OLTP
10 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.88%) JIRA
3 9 (5.29%) Selenium
4 7 (4.12%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.12%) MSI
5 6 (3.53%) eggPlant
5 6 (3.53%) JMeter
5 6 (3.53%) Postman
6 5 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.94%) REST Assured
6 5 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.94%) The Grinder
7 4 (2.35%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.35%) WinDbg
8 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.59%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.59%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (25.88%) Social Skills
2 36 (21.18%) Publishing
3 33 (19.41%) Finance
4 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.47%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.29%) Banking
7 7 (4.12%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (2.94%) Back Office
9 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.35%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.76%) Automotive
10 3 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.76%) Law
10 3 (1.76%) Legal
11 2 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.59%) Advertising
12 1 (0.59%) Marketing
12 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (32.94%) Developer
2 25 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Consultant
6 8 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (4.71%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) IT Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) IT Support
8 6 (3.53%) QA Engineer
8 6 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.53%) Senior QA Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Administrator
9 5 (2.94%) Architect
9 5 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 5 (2.94%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Identity Management Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.65%) .NET
2 13 (7.65%) HTML
3 9 (5.29%) Middleware
4 8 (4.71%) Gherkin
4 8 (4.71%) JSON
4 8 (4.71%) REST
4 8 (4.71%) Web Services
5 7 (4.12%) LDAP
5 7 (4.12%) SAML
6 6 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.53%) SOAP
6 6 (3.53%) XML
7 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.94%) CSS
7 5 (2.94%) OAuth
7 5 (2.94%) OpenID
7 5 (2.94%) Regular Expression
7 5 (2.94%) WSH
7 5 (2.94%) XMPP
8 4 (2.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Clustering
2 15 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.71%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.71%) Replication
4 8 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.53%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.53%) Handset
5 6 (3.53%) SCADA
6 5 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.94%) YubiKey
7 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (40.00%) Windows
2 38 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.18%) Windows 10
4 14 (8.24%) Linux
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (6.47%) Android
6 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.53%) SUSE
8 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.53%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) Change Management
2 32 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.29%) Project Management
4 24 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (12.94%) ITIL
5 22 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (9.41%) Test Automation
7 15 (8.82%) SDLC
8 12 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 12 (7.06%) Scrum
9 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 10 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.88%) Workflow
11 9 (5.29%) Information Management
11 9 (5.29%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 55 (32.35%) SQL
3 38 (22.35%) VB
4 29 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.88%) Python
6 20 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 19 (11.18%) VB.NET
8 18 (10.59%) C#
9 15 (8.82%) Java
9 15 (8.82%) VBA
10 12 (7.06%) Perl
11 11 (6.47%) C
12 6 (3.53%) Ruby
13 5 (2.94%) C++
14 2 (1.18%) PHP
14 2 (1.18%) VB6
15 1 (0.59%) Bash
15 1 (0.59%) Tcl
15 1 (0.59%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.53%) MCSE
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) MCITP
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.59%) CISM
6 1 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.18%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) DICOM
3 1 (0.59%) HL7
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.59%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.59%) WAI
3 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (24.12%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (7.06%) vSphere
5 10 (5.88%) BitLocker
6 7 (4.12%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.94%) NDS
9 4 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.35%) XenApp
10 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.59%) Docker
11 1 (0.59%) vCloud
11 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (13.53%) SCCM
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (4.71%) WSUS
4 7 (4.12%) Ansible
5 6 (3.53%) HP SIM
5 6 (3.53%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (3.53%) OpenView
5 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.53%) Perfmon
6 5 (2.94%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.94%) PingFederate
7 4 (2.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.18%) MOM
9 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 98 (57.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.88%) Oracle
3 37 (21.76%) VMware
4 31 (18.24%) Citrix
5 17 (10.00%) HP
6 13 (7.65%) Cisco
7 12 (7.06%) Apple
8 8 (4.71%) SAP
8 8 (4.71%) UiPath
9 7 (4.12%) Automation Anywhere
9 7 (4.12%) Bloomberg
9 7 (4.12%) Blue Prism
9 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.12%) Veeam
10 6 (3.53%) EMC
10 6 (3.53%) Ivanti
10 6 (3.53%) Reuters
11 5 (2.94%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.94%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.94%) Splunk